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Prof. Heiko Hellwege

Lawyer and Partner
approved to practise as a foreign lawyer in Romania

Contact details

Osnabrück
Bukarest
Shanghai
T +49 541 3245-118
F +49 541 3245-100

Main areas
  • Corporate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Compliance

Expertise

Heiko Hellwege advises predominantly German SMEs in all phases of structuring under company law and is a member of the Advisory Board or Supervisory Board of such companies. This entails the accompaniment in and out of court of shareholders and managers, for example within the framework of arbitration proceedings, including as an arbitration judge.

He is a member of the association “Die Familienunternehmer - ASU” (“Family Entrepreneurs - ASU”) and the “Netzwerk der Informations- und Kommunikationsindustrie in Osnabrück e. V.” (“Network of the Information and Communication Industry in Osnabrück”)

References

  • Advising with regard to company law issues of a market leader in the food industry in the separation of shareholder groups and restructuring of the financing
  • Advising of a global company of the meat industry in various acquisitions
  • Establishment and ongoing support of an operator of rehabilitation and care facilities
  • Realignment under company law of a global company in the packaging industry
  • Regular unsalaried consulting of cases of corporate succession together with the business promotion association of the Osnabrück district (WIGOS)
  • Advice to the management of Hamm-Reno-Group GmbH located in Osnabrück in connection with the sale of HR-Group to the Berlin-based investor Capiton and the Turkish shoe dealer Ziylan.

Background

Heiko Hellwege has been a lawyer for Schindhelm in Osnabrück since 1991, originally as part of the legal department of the SOCIETÄTS-TREUHAND GROUP established by Prof. Dr. Malte Schindhelm; since 1999 as a managing shareholder.

Between 1999 to 2004, he was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers AG, management consultancy, Osnabrück.

In 1987, state examination within the framework of the single-stage training for jurists in Bielefeld, followed by work as a research assistant at the chair of Prof. Dr. Hommelhoff.

In 2006, appointed honorary professor at the University of Osnabrück.